LEBRON JAMES TRADING CARD — A rare LeBron James trading card was sold for a whopping amount of $1.8 million at an auction.
In a Saturday’s sale at Goldin Auctions had nearly doubled the previous record for a modern-day card of $923,000 set in May for a card of Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout, according to Yahoo Sports.
Upper Deck produced only 23 copies of this particular card, which was signed by James during his 2003-04 rookie season with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
According to Beckett Publications, the LeBron card was in “gem mint” condition and with a 9.5 grade (out of 10).
The card was purchased by collector Leore Avidar, according to Darren Rovell of Action Network.
LeBron James is a 16-time All-Star and four-time Most Valuable Player.
The 35-year-old veteran ranks was third in league history with 34,087 points.
And now, James is currently chasing his fourth NBA title and first as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers.
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